Tag Archives: Ligeti

12 April 2014 – Under Milk Wood

I recently went to see a new opera version of Under Milk Wood. It’s composed by John Metcalf and is based on the Dylan Thomas radioplay. John lived quite near to where I grew up in rural Wales, and I … Continue reading

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Pianos or Metronomes

Ok, so maybe I was a little too harsh in my last post. Steve Reich got it right when he wrote piano phase, and it turns out that using 100 pianos really wouldn’t work (not to mention that a piece … Continue reading

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Pianos and Metronomes

Yesterday I went to a concert of piano music at the Cardiff University Concert Hall. It featured several postgraduate students playing an eclectic mix of 20th century music. The really unusual thing about this concert though, was that it also … Continue reading

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